Dr Anwar Bin Mohammed Gargash speaks during an event. File
In meetings with senior United Nations (UN) officials, Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, renewed the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen’s firm commitment to the Stockholm Agreement and to the ongoing peace efforts brokered by Martin Griffiths, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen.
A UAE delegation participated in the 63rd session of the Commission of Status of Women, CSW, at the UN, which concluded on Friday. The session focused on social protection systems, access to public services, and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
A World Food Programme (WFP) official has praised the UAE’s contributions and emergency response assistance to humanitarian crises across the world.
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations, UN, and Other International Organisations in Geneva, received the UAE’s presidency of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, from Ambassador Shamimi Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh, during a meeting that was held on Wednesday at the OIC’s headquarters in Geneva.
Thousands have camped outside the military headquarters in central Khartoum since before Bashir was deposed, and have vowed not to leave the area until their demand has been met.
Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported on Wednesday, citing a top space official.
The somber statistic reflects what many say is a growing problem in Afghanistan's brutal war, in which civilians die not only in massive suicide bombings and insurgent attacks but also in the cross-fire as Afghan and Nato forces pursue militants.